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Jan 19, 2013 10:00am EST
. -- on the economy that they have been in the last few years. energy. consumers are more optimistic. the university of michigan publishes the index of consumer sentiment, one of the very best guides on how consumers are feeling. as long as the fiscal policy get too messed up, the consumers seem to be a little bit more upbeat. so there are some positives. but i want to be clear that, while we have made some progress, there is still quite a ways to go before we will be satisfied. >> as you well know, there are some very vocal critics of fed policy. i wonder what you might say to those who argue that. for example, the policy of maintaining interest rates at such low levels, that has taken some of the pressure off congress to address these fiscal tone descent the best of the asset purchases have greeted extremely high risk, perhaps under-appreciated risk for future inflation. >> there are critics on both sides, you know. you should give the other guys a chance. [laughter] >> i will get their leader. let me first say that, as we think about the cost and risk of a policy, which is also think about what w
Jan 21, 2013 1:00am EST
] is a prettyt powerful idea. i am emily. [applause] >> i am claire mccaskill. [applause] the energy in this room is amazing. i am taking it with me. i will draw upon it many times over the next six years when there are tough votes ahead. many people heard of todd akin before i was a senator or a statewide official. i was the daughter of the first woman ever elected to the council in the town i grew up in. [applause] i knew what it took. it was not a mystery. it was willing to take risks and hard work. before anyone had heard of todd akin, she said she could not win. the terrain is too tough in a red a state like missouri. i said i have a plan. they did not listen. many did not return my calls. then there was emily's list. they listened. they returned my calls. stephanie and her team of hundreds and thousands of women across the country said we support what you are doing. we understand your plan. they got it. if this helps the extreme type a and when the republican primary that could be a gift for every candidates in the country by exposing his extreme views to the united states of america. it wo
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